Safety

WILDERNESS FIRST AID COURSE 2018

WILDERNESS FIRST AID COURSE, March 3-4

 

Note: this course is full (15 registrants maximum)

 

This course is open to RA and RACCC Members as well as non-members!
Wilderness First Aid is a short and intensive course for those working, playing, and traveling, in remote environments.
The training prepares students to make decisions on whether injuries are serious or not, improvise equipment, provide life-saving treatments, and assist those with more training.

This course is fun and hands-on with many topics covered over a short period of time.  The course has both indoor classroom and outdoor scenario practices – participants need to dress appropriately.

REGISTRATION UPDATE: THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL.

 

 

TOPICS COVERED
• CPR, AED, and basic life support skills
• Major problems with critical body systems such as shock, respiratory problems, and brain injuries
• Assessing and splinting bone, muscle, and joint injuries
• Spine injury management
• Allergies and anaphylaxis
• Medical emergencies such as heart problems, asthma, and diabetes
• Backcountry medical problems such as abdominal pain and gastrointestinal issues
• Wound and burn management
• Environmental problems such as hypothermia, heat illnesses, lightning, and drowning

Cost:  RA Members / RACCC Members: $320      NON MEMBERS: $330

REGISTER:  Info for both RACCC members AND Non-Members

(NOTE: There is no online registration)
by Telephone: 613 – 733- 5100
   OR
In Person at the East Desk at the RA Centre  2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa
NOTE: REGISTRATION DEADLINE: FEB 15TH

Location:   Recreation Centre  2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON   K1H 7X7
Room:  Courtside B (East end of the building)

Prerequisites:   Students must be 16 years of age to participate in this course.
16 and 17 year olds must have written proof of parental consent.

Certification:  Wilderness First Aid (WFA) certification
CPR A (CPR for adults, includes AED training) certificationIncluded materials:  
Text book, SOAP note booklet, waterproof WMA pocket guide

Attachments:
Download this file (2018-03-03 RACCC WFA Info Package.pdf)2018-03-03 RACCC WFA Info Package.pdf[ ]1902 kB